Wichita Airport touts investment in discount carriers

09/9/2009 | American City Business Journals

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport will continue to reap the benefits of a $1 million subsidy that allows low-cost carriers including AirTran Airways and Frontier Airlines to continue serving the community. Airport official Valerie Wise says that's money well spent, citing a 2007 university study showing that every dollar invested in the affordable airfares program returns $5.25 to the state, $1.86 to the county and $1.35 to the city. Wise made her case Tuesday to the Wichita Independent Business Association, pointing out competition from discount airlines helps keep all airfares down, reducing travel costs for local businesses.

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